Thinking of going to the Isle of May???? Don’t go without a hat. Every day scores of nesting terns dive-bomb the day trippers as they get off the boat and again on their return. A hat (or an umbrella) gives adequate protection from their sharp beaks , better than that used by those poor hatless souls who were seen running down the slipway waving tripods over their heads.
Weekly Bird Challenge
Weekly Bird Challenge: “C” is for Cormorant.
Cormorants: the facts and the myths. A large and conspicuous waterbird, the cormorant has an almost primitive appearance with its long neck making it appear reptilian. It is often seen standing with its wings held Read more…